As the wellness expert Peggy Hall says “stretching increases your blood flow and circulation for a healthier body and sends oxygen to your brain for a clearer mind and sunnier moods,”
It is important that you keep up on your exercise, whether you are a person who is always on the go or the extreme couch potato that likes to lounge around all day. These exercises are aimed to help you maintain a healthy spine so you can avoid severe back pain in the future. You may think that this is a waste of time now, however, the pain that you will experience from neglecting to exercise your back will have extreme consequences.
You will begin by leaning on the floor with your right knee and then stretching your leg out behind you, kneeling on your left knee. Make sure that your left leg is bent at the knee. Now hold this position for about 30 seconds. Repeat this exercise but with your other leg.
You will begin this exercise by lying on your back and bending your left leg at the knee. Now place the lower half of your right leg crosswise over your left thigh, as your knee points out sideways with a right angle. As your carefully pull your left leg in towards your head, hold this position for about 30 seconds. Continue this exercise by switching the position with your legs.
You will begin this exercise by lying down on your back and stretching your right arm out to the side so that it is at a right angle to your body. Next, stretching your left leg out so that it is straight, begin to try and stretch your right knee towards your left side, so that your knee almost touches your left hand. Hold this position for about 20 seconds. Repeat this exercise twice for both of your knees.